HS140: PharmacologyUnit 6 Assignment Directions and Grading RubricApplying Pharmacology PrinciplesUn

HS140: PharmacologyUnit 6 Assignment Directions and Grading RubricApplying Pharmacology PrinciplesUnit outcome(s) addressed in this Assignment:•Demonstrate an understanding of common characteristics of specific drug classes;•Understand the mechanism of action for specific drug classes;•Identify indications of proper use of specific drug classes;•Become familiar with side effects of common drug classes.Course outcome(s) assessed in this Assignment:HS140-2: Identify different drug classes and their effects on the body.Requirements•Answer the questions below as per directions for each part.Please be sure to download the file “Writing Center Resources†from Doc Sharing to assist you withmeeting APA expectations for written assignments.Submitting Your WorkPut your responses in a Microsoft® Word® document. Save it in a location and with the proper namingconvention: username-CourseName-section-Unit X_Assignment.doc (username is your Kaplan username,section is your course section, X is your Unit number). Submit your Assignment to the Dropbox.For assistance, refer to the Dropbox Guide in the Academic Tools area of the course.Page 1 of 4PART 1: DRUG CL ASSIFI C ATIONS CH ARTThe drug class of many generic medications can be identified by the suffix. Please complete the following tablethat relates to drug classes you have covered in Unit 3. Please enter your answers in a different color.The Assignment is worth 20 points, 1 point per blank.Generic Medication SuffixDrug Class-olone-asone-phylline-ololMedication Examplescorticosteroidbetamethasone, dexamethasoneenalapril, lisinopril-dipine-statincalcium channel blockerfurosemide; toresmideAntithrombic; anticoagulant-terol-zodonenefazodone; vilazodoneazithromycin; clarithromycinPART 2: CASE STUDI ESPlease answer the following case study questions using the knowledge gained in this course. Remember tocite your references in APA format. Answer the questions in complete sentences and spell-check yourassignment. Each question is worth 3 pointsC ASE 1A physician asks you to call an amoxicillin prescription into the pharmacy for a patient.1. After 5 days, the patient feels better and wants to stop the amoxicillin because it is upsetting hisstomach. What is your response?2. Since the patient has suffered an upset stomach, he believes he is allergic to amoxicillin.Would you agree? Explain your response.C ASE 2A patient visits the clinic and it is determined he has a sinus infection as well as a seasonal allergies. Thepatient’s chart indicates an allergy to penicillin and lists current medications as acebutolol. He is given aprescription for Augmentin.1. Explain whether Augmentin is a reasonable antibiotic choice in this patient.2. The patient has been taking Sudafed and wants to know if he should continue to take it. What is yourresponse?C ASE 3Mr. Cox received a prescription for albuterol.1. What is the indication for albuterol and how does it act?2. He is subsequently prescribed beclamethasone. What is the reason for this and how does it act.C ASE 4Mr. Smith has arthritis and is also experiencing muscle spasms. The physician prescribes an analgesic and amuscle relaxant.1. What is the likely drug class prescribed for arthritis? How does it act?2. Mr. Smith mentions he took acetaminophen for the arthritis but it did not provide relief. Why isacetaminophen not very effective in treating arthritis?C ASE 5Mrs. Carleton has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Her physician orders digoxin 0.25 mg, twotablets stat and then one tablet daily.1. Mrs. Carleton asks why she needs to take two tablets now but will only take one daily after that. What isyour response?2. Mrs. Carleton wants to know how digoxin will help her heart. What do you tell her?Unit 4 Assignment Rubric: 50 pointsAssignment RequirementsPointspossiblePart 1: Correct completion of DrugClassification Table0-20Part 2: Correct completion of 5 case studiesrelating to drug classification andunderstanding. (10 questions, 3pts each)0-30Total (Sum of all points)50Points deducted for spelling, grammar, and/orAPA errors.Adjusted total pointsInstructor Feedback:Pointsearned bystudent

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